November/December 2020
From the Rabbi
Rabbi Amy writes about how we can transform pandemic-related isolation into shared commitment to life with purpose, read more here.
From Cantor Steve
Songs for all ages and new educational programs will carry us through these times.
From the President
Nat recalls celebrating High Holy Days in Israel last year while on sabbatical in Tel Aviv, read more here.
From the Executive Director
Sarah reflects on the resilience of the Jewish people and the incredible community we have created together at OZ over the past 7-8 month, read more here.
Hebrew School News
Zoom classes, family engagement kits and monthly in-person gatherings provide a sense of connection. OZHS annual Desert Tent Jamboree is still on! Read more here.
Preschool News
Health checks and social distancing notwithstanding, the children at Full Circle Preschool are thriving. We are exploring Judaism through yoga, music and movement. Read more here.
Profile - Liz Greenberg
How Liz and her family coped with COVID over the summer and early fall. Read more here.
Chanukah is right around the corner!

While it seems as though the High Holy Days just concluded, Chanukah will be here before we know it. This year Chanukah begins on the evening of December 10.

We'll be celebrating as a community virtually this year, save the date for fun for all ages, Saturday evening December 12 for Havdalah, candle lighting, and more! Please look out for additional information in the coming weeks.
Our Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, December 6 at 7:30pm via Zoom. You can join using this link.

This meeting we will be spending time reviewing the budget. We will also be voting on new board members.
Please consider joining minyan prior to the meeting at 7:00pm using the same link.

Please note: Ohavi Zedek's office remains closed to our members to ensure our staff, congregation and community stay healthy and safe. Please do not visit our offices without prior contact with a staff member. We have forwarded our mail and you can still send items to our address. The U.S. Postal Service is experiencing many delays in processing due to the pandemic, please be patient with slowdowns in postal mail services.